CAAMA News 11-6-2021

11th Jun 2021

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In today's bulletin (6pm):

  • The Northern Territory Treaty Commissioner Professor Mick Dodson has resigned from his position. A statement from the Gunner Labor Government said that Professor Dodson will resign effective this evening.
  • An association supporting First Nations doctors and medical students is calling for more culturally appropriate campaigns aimed towards Aboriginal and Torres Strait communities
  • Aboriginal farmworkers claiming that the Commonwealth robbed them of decades of income have filed a class action in the Federal court.
  • Northern Territory Health authorities say border restrictions for people living in Melbourne will remain in place for now, despite the city coming out of lockdown overnight.
  • An Aboriginal artist is calling on the police to help stop violence in her community, saying it is unsafe for children in her community to go to school.
  • An Aboriginal Health practitioner based in Katherine is encouraging more Aboriginal men to take up careers in health.
  • A bestselling Aboriginal author is challenging the authenticity of Australia’s history since colonisation, claiming in her new book that was fundamentally built on lies.
  • Nt Police are reminding people that the Barunga Festival is a drug and alcohol free event, after they found 154L worth of alcohol nearby.
  • And Bathurst 1000 champion and the leader of the Australian Rally Championship Harry Bates have today raced on the Finke Desert Race Prologue track

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